To be in control is the key. This is what primarily drives the philosophy of self drive tours that are increasingly becoming popular in India and elsewhere. The trend can be ascertained by the fact that there is no dearth of car rental companies that are being involved in the process.
In fact tours to India are laden with complexity as this country is extremely diverse in nature. With unparalleled destinations at one’s disposal there is no dearth of witnessing many forms of tourism opportunities.
Since it has been largely felt that India needs to be explored to a large extent, it is with the active help of self help tours, the same is becoming possible. Although the current concept falls in the category of a niche concept, the actual number of Indian tourists opting for self-drive has been on a sharp rise particularly in the past five years.
Pondering on the statistics, we find that in the year 2010, approximately 30 per cent of all Indians arriving into North America opted for a rented vehicle in wake of their stay. What’s more, the number has always been whopping. With more freedom and flexibility, the concept of self help tours is getting popular in leaps and bounds.
In fact, there are many advantages associated with it. As we indicated, there is always more freedom to explore the desired destination/s and that too at one’s own pace. At the international level, the concept of self-drive is making headway in its entirety.